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2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
2023-2024 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Technology Studies: Energy Management, AS (ENMG-AS-COT)

Location(s): Tunxis

CT State Community College Catalog 2023-2024

  • New students enrolling for the first time in Fall 2023 will begin as students of Connecticut State Community College under this catalog. 
  • Continuing students from one of the 12 community colleges will be transitioned into a CT State program in this catalog as of the start of the Fall 2023 term.
  • The policies, courses and programs described are applicable as of the Fall 2023 term and may be updated as circumstances require.

As part of the Connecticut College of Technology (COT), the Technology Studies A.S. degree provides the knowledge and skills within specific high-demand technology fields. The program consists of lecture and lab course work in engineering, technology, industrial technology, mathematics, sciences, and foundational requirements that provide a solid comprehensive background for continuation in a four-year technology degree program or entry into the workforce. Upon completion of a Technology Studies A.S. degree, students can transfer to Central CT State University or the University of Hartford to complete designated B.S. degrees.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Apply mathematical, scientific and technological principles and concepts to identify and formulate solutions to technical problems.
  • Apply critical thinking and problem-solving skills to solve technical problems.
  • Demonstrate the ability to function on teams.
  • Recognize the need to engage in life-long learning.

Technology Studies: Energy Management offers students a hands-on curriculum utilizing the college’s facilities as a “living laboratory” to provide a career path that aligns with commercial and/or industrial energy management practices.

In addition to meeting the Technology Studies outcomes students in this option will:

  • Demonstrate a basic understanding of energy, its measurement and varied approaches to conserving/saving.
  • Demonstrate a basic understanding of commercial building systems and be able to explain their operation, interactions, and their energy use.
  • Perform energy analysis on potential conservation measures in commercial/industrial settings, and incorporate both conceptual and technical understanding in their project reports.
  • Demonstrate an increased proficiency with spreadsheets, charts, and graphs in Excel.
  • Practice technical writing and oral skills and will create technical documents.